Optimization methods in antenna engineering

Douglas Henry Werner, Micah Dennis Gregory, Zhi Hao Jiang, Donovan Brocker

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Abstract

Optimization strategies have been heavily used in the antenna design community for many years. Oftentimes, the details of the strategies and optimization configurations are left out of the designs in open literature. The goal of this chapter is to inform the reader of many of the algorithms currently being used in the antenna design community, give a detailed operation of four of the most commonly used algorithms, and compare their performance on test functions and an example antenna design problem. Additionally, several recent examples of complex antenna designs which made use of these algorithms will be examined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Antenna Technologies
PublisherSpringer Singapore
Pages321-376
Number of pages56
Volume1
ISBN (Electronic)9789814560443
ISBN (Print)9789814560436
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 15 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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    Werner, D. H., Gregory, M. D., Jiang, Z. H., & Brocker, D. (2016). Optimization methods in antenna engineering. In Handbook of Antenna Technologies (Vol. 1, pp. 321-376). Springer Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-4560-44-3_15